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Banks, Zarata Mann; Bailey, Jessica H. – Qualitative Report, 2010
Despite vast research on newly licensed registered nurses (RNs), we don't know why some newly licensed registered nurses remain in their current jobs and others leave the nursing profession early in their career. Job satisfaction, the most significant factor emerging from the literature, plays a significant role in nurses' decisions to remain in…
Descriptors: Role Models, Altruism, Job Satisfaction, Nurses
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Feather, Rebecca; Ricci, Margaret – College Student Journal, 2014
Portfolios are an essential tool for demonstrating professional accomplishments and documenting professional growth in a variety of professions. Because of the competitive job market for new graduate nurses in health care, the development and use of an ePortfolio can be an essential tool for the application and interview process. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Portfolios (Background Materials), Electronic Publishing, Assignments
Harewood-Lawrence, Tonya M. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Registered nurses perceive the healthcare work environment as stressful. Stress can have a negative effect on patient care and nurses' attrition and health. In the literature, mentors have been identified as having a positive influence on nurses. This qualitative study was an examination of nurses in mentoring relationships in the early, middle,…
Descriptors: Mentors, Nurses, Preferences, Anxiety
Johnson, Amber L. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study was to better understand the way Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students perceive stress and during which period of their program they tend to encounter the most stress, compared to students enrolled in a Master's program. As each nurse anesthesia program transitions to a DNP curriculum, it will be beneficial to…
Descriptors: Stress Management, Coping, Student Attitudes, Nursing Students
Negad, Cirila D. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The progressive growth of geriatric facilities as valuable element of the health care system signified for increased services from health care workers particularly Registered Nurses (RNs). A major health care concern could be perceived due to the inadequate number of RNs providing care to elderly patients. Most studies centered on insufficiency of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Nurses, Specialization, Geriatrics
Kimemia, Judy – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this project was to compare web-based to high-fidelity simulation training in the management of high risk/low occurrence anesthesia related events, to enhance knowledge acquisition for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs). This project was designed to answer the question: Is web-based training as effective as…
Descriptors: Web Based Instruction, Computer Simulation, Nursing Education, Teaching Methods
Tripp, Alexandra L. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Most nurses experience lateral violence (LV) during their careers. LV can be detrimental to nurses' livelihoods and careers, to facilities due to nurse replacement costs, to the nursing profession due to attrition, and to patient safety. The purpose of this staff education project was to educate registered nurses on the issue of LV and to equip…
Descriptors: Nurses, Work Environment, Staff Development, Aggression
Snelson, Donna Ayers – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Today the multidimensional global shortage of nurses is negatively impacting the work environment of hospital nurses and causing, in a cyclical fashion, decreasing work satisfaction, increasing nurse turnover, and decreasing patient outcomes. While strategies aimed at causation of the nursing shortage must be addressed, to support nursing until…
Descriptors: Credentials, Nursing Education, Qualitative Research, Job Satisfaction
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Marsland, Louise – Nurse Education Today, 1996
A British survey of 1,164 new registered nurses (1,015 responses) asked about career guidance they received related to applying for their first job, taking postbasic courses, and making longer-term plans. Few received much guidance, especially about individual career planning. (SK)
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Career Planning, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Gwin, Teresa – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Registered nurses (RNs) who make the move from a patient-care service setting to an academic teaching environment often go through a transition phase in their first semesters of teaching that is difficult and traumatic. RNs that go on to higher academic degrees often do so in order to teach in schools of nursing. However, graduate work in nursing…
Descriptors: Career Change, Nurses, Nursing, Nursing Education
Peterson, Carol A. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Multifactorial reasons have produced a growing nursing shortage. One possible group that could reverse this shortage is inactive nurses. Many stakeholders wonder about allocating scarce resources to identify, locate, educate, and redeploy this group into active practice. The purpose of this one-phase embedded validating quantitative mixed…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Nursing Education, Nurses, Nursing
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Gardner, Diane L. – Journal of Professional Nursing, 1992
A longitudinal, repeated-measures descriptive survey used to measure career commitment and its relationship to turnover and work performance in 320 newly employed registered nurses at one hospital found that career commitment is not a stable phenomenon. The direct association between career commitment and turnover and with job performance is weak.…
Descriptors: Job Performance, Labor Turnover, Nurses
Lutter, Stacy Lynn – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore the perceptions of female registered nurses who have intentions to leave the profession with particular attention to the influence of gender. The theoretical framework of feminist poststructuralism informed this study, which emphasizes the role of discourse and power relations in the…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Feminism, Interpersonal Communication, Job Satisfaction
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Strader, Marlene K.; Katz, Barry M. – Journal of Social Psychology, 1990
Uses Martin Fishbein's Theory of Reasoned Action to formulate a persuasive communication to influence unclassified U.S. college students to consider a career as a registered nurse. Finds the experimental group shows a significant positive change in beliefs, attitudes, and intentions, unlike the control group exposed to a neutral message only. (NL)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Behavior Theories, Beliefs, Career Choice
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Rawashdeh, Adnan M.; Tamimi, Saleh Abdalhameed – European Journal of Training and Development, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to investigate the impact of employee perception of training on organizational commitment, and consequently, the impact of organizational commitment on turnover intention. Design/methodology/approach: This study adopted a quantitative research design. Data were collected from 302 registered nurses working at…
Descriptors: Employee Attitudes, Job Training, Organizational Objectives, Labor Turnover
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